A quick update for sea ice extent:
- Global Sea Ice Extent is 1,053,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.
- Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,457,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 1 for the day. And that is 32nd daily record for the year.
- Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -405,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is just inside the one standard deviation mark.
Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.